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Sept. 1 – Oct. 18 tour dates: Sept. 13, 27, Oct. 4, 18 tours begin at 1pm and last about 30 minutes Our courtyard is all decked out for Hispanic Heritage Month! The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly motivated, all-volunteer, activist arts collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the…

A Wild Still (Past Event)

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August 3-27 First Friday reception Aug. 5, 6:30-9pm Artist talk Saurday, Aug. 27 at 3pm History tours with John Moore (about 30 minutes) every Tuesday between 1 and 4pm. Tuesdays are free admission! John Moore still remembers his high school art teacher, Dr. Schmidt. “He was from the old school……

Mah Jei Mei (Past Event)

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July 7-29 First Friday reception July 7, 6:30-9pm Film screening July 9 This exhibition features work by local artist Sarah Mah Withers and her not-so-local sister, Leslie Mah, of Oakland, California. The work is multimedia, and the artists are interdisciplinary. Sarah and Leslie grew up, along…
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May 12 – June 24 Sponsored by Steve & Sharmaine Hillard First Friday reception June 2, 7-9pm Juror workshops: Saturday, June 3, 10am-12pm and 1-5pm Juror lecture: Saturday, June 3 at 6pm The Art Center’s national, juried biennial is an opportunity to showcase emerging and established artists…
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March 3 – April 23 Silent auction March 29 – April 1 First Friday reception April 1: Taiko/Koto concert 6:30 p.m. For the first time this spring, the Art Center will exhibit over 50 Japanese works of art from its permanent collection. The works belonged to local couple Mai Nagatomo and Bill…

Material Limits (Past Event)

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March 3 – April 22 Sponsored by Chuck & Robbie Breaux At least 500 years of western Art History is based on illusion. From the early Renaissance to beyond Impressionism, artists used the materials they had at hand to represent something else, whether a religious scene or dappled light on a…
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March 1 – April 6 First Friday Opening Reception March 1, 6:30-9pm The future of the arts is in the hands of the youth. Their vitality, spirit, and passion reminds us that mystery and discovery are the guiding forces behind the creative process. Colorado Mesa University has a strong Art and…
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Dec. 2, 2016 – Jan. 21, 2017 Sponsored by the Art Center Guild First Friday reception Dec. 2, 6:30-9pm Staff member Rachel Egelston has run The Art Center’s Artability outreach program since 2009. Initially comprised of one class every other month, the program now consists of four classes each…
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Nov. 30, 2016 – Jan. 21, 2017 First Friday reception Dec. 2, 6:30-9pm Artist lecture Saturday, Dec. 3 at 11:30am Panel discussion Friday, Jan. 6 at 7pm Nearly half a million people are homeless in America on any given evening*. The reasons behind homelessness are as varied and unique as the people…
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Sponsored by: Chuck and Robbie Breaux October 1 – November 14 First Friday reception October 2, 6:30-9pm A recent graduate of Colorado Mesa University, Jade O’Day traffics in found objects, paint and sculpture to create work that is at once 2D and 3D. Her assemblages can result in an unexpectedly…